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Seventh-Amendment Follies

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In this article it talks about law suits in the car industry. Like in a drunk driving accident people get millions of dollars because of their lost. That often the jury will set the amount, the trail judge will lower the amount owed. Juries rule against mold plaintiffs at least half the time. Still, the mere threat of a jackpot award makes defendants eager to settle. Similar scientific nonsense was behind the multibillion-dollar breast-implant settlement.

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The 7th Amendment is the original ‘victims’ rights amendment’ | Madison Record

The 7th Amendment is the original ‘victims’ rights amendment’ | Madison Record | Kaitlyn Mcmanus 7th Amendment | Scoop.it

In this article it tells us that the 7th Amendment was the only amendment in the Bill of Rights unanimously adopted by all of the original states. It reflects the centuries-old recognition of the right to civil jury trials in British law, back to the Magna Carta in 1215, and the Biblical recognition of that right in various texts in the Old Testament. The Founders described that right as “sacred” and “a valuable safeguard to liberty.” Also many victims of crime have, over the decades, exercised that right to pursue the assets of the criminal after the prosecution is completed. The successful civil suit against O.J.Simpson by the family of Ronald Goldman, who was killed in the attack, comes to mind.

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Seventh Amendment: Doctor fought for jury trial and lost

Seventh Amendment: Doctor fought for jury trial and lost | Kaitlyn Mcmanus 7th Amendment | Scoop.it

In this article it tells us that a $200 mistake cost Dr. Morris Kinast his right to a jury trial. So later this month, the process of defending the doctor will continue in a civil bench trial, before a solitary judge. The ongoing legal saga illustrates the breadth, depth and limitations provided by the Seventh Amendment of the Bill of Rights. So later this month, his legal team will continue the process of defending the doctor in a civil bench trial, before a solitary judge. It’s not what his lawyers wanted. They preferred a jury decide if Kinast is to blame for the 2009 suicide of Christian Berry, an 11-year-old boy from Alliance.


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The Seventh Amendment Explained: The Constitution for Dummies Series

This video tells you things you wouldn’t really know about the 7th amendment. It tells you that there are two parts in the amendment. It goes back to Great Britain were trial by jury is. This amendment helps with the 6th Amendment where if this is not a criminal trial that you have a law suit against them with the 7th amendment. This is for federal cases and cannot be selectively incorporated.

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7th Amendment

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In this website it says the 7th Amendment to the United States Constitution is part of the original Ten Amendments to the Constitution enacted by the First Congress. The 7th Amendment guarantees an accused person of the right to have a trial by jury in most civil cases and also guarantees that facts decided by those juries cannot be reexamined at a later date. The 7th Amendment was included in the Bill of Rights for several basic reasons. The American colonists had just endured a period of not being allowed jury trials by the British government. This grievance was mentioned by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence. The British Crown had created separate courts for the colonists that did not allow juries to decide the cases.

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Constitutional Conservatives and the 7th Amendment

Constitutional Conservatives and the 7th Amendment | Kaitlyn Mcmanus 7th Amendment | Scoop.it

In this article starts off by telling us how the newly elected congress loves the constitution.it then tells us how the constitutional conservatives' stated commitment to our country's founding principles is at this point widely known. But what is not widely known is where this group will come down regarding "tort reform" - or limiting people's 7th Amendment right to trial by jury. But also tells us today, that 7th Amendment right may well be the most ignored and endangered of those enumerated in the Bill of Rights. In the end it says Americans universally know that the 2nd Amendment protects the right of the people to bear arms. Our founding fathers had no intention of making the 2nd Amendment more or less important than the 7th or any other part of the Bill of Rights.

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Corporate kangaroo courts supplant our Seventh Amendment rights

Corporate kangaroo courts supplant  our Seventh Amendment rights | Kaitlyn Mcmanus 7th Amendment | Scoop.it

In the beginning of this article it tells us Most Americans don’t realize it, but our Seventh Amendment right to a fair jury trial against corporate wrongdoers has quietly been stripped from us. That all you really need to know about today’s process is that it’s the product of years of conceptual monkey-wrenching by corporate lobbyists, Congress, the Supreme Court and hired-gun lobbying firms looking to milk the system for steady profits. They then list things that corporate America does for example, unlike courts; arbitration is not a public system, but a private business. Also they tell you that arbitrators are not required to know the law relevant to the cases they judge or follow legal precedents. At the end they tell us that there is virtually no right to appeal an arbitrator’s ruling.

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7th Amendment - PC

In this video it explains what the 7th amendment is. It tell you that when someone owes you money and you have evidence that they do owe you money you can take them to court. When you do take them to court that when they jury comes in and decides whether you will get your money back or not. This is considered a civil case. The jury decides the fait and it has to be unanimous.

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CRS/LII Annotated Constitution Seventh Amendment

CRS/LII Annotated Constitution Seventh Amendment | Kaitlyn Mcmanus 7th Amendment | Scoop.it

In this website it says the Amendment governs only courts which sit under the authority of the United States, including courts in the territories and the District of Columbia, and does not apply generally to state courts. But when a state court is enforcing a federally created right, of which the right to trial by jury is a substantial part, the States may not eliminate trial by jury as to one or more elements. In the website it also tells you composition and functions of civil jury. In there it explains what each line means and why they did this amendment. But it also explains where the history behind the making of the amendment. 

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Seventh Amendment

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In this website it shows the Seventh Amendment of the United States Constitution is the section of the Bill of Rights that guarantees a jury trial for civil cases in the federal courts. The Seventh Amendment was introduced as a part of the Bill of Rights into the United States Constitution on September 5, 1789. But the amendment was voted for by 9 out of 12 states on December 15, 1791. The Seventh Amendment was put into the Bill of Rights by James Madison. The $20 dollar clause of the Seventh Amendment is one of the very few portions of the Bill of Rights that were not incorporated by the Supreme Court.

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